10 Melyssa Woods
10 Melyssa Woods
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Glens Falls, N.Y.
High School: Glens Falls
Position: M

2012 | Stats

Redshirt season due to preseason injury

Team Captain


2011 Stats          2010 Stats

Collegiate accolades

• America East All-Rookie Team (2009)
• America East Rookie of the Week, once (‘09)

As a junior in 2011
• Started all 22 games
• Recorded two goals and one assist for five points
• The two goals and five points match her single season highs established as a freshman in 2009;
• Scored a goal Oct. 29 at nationally-ranked Albany
• Also scored in the season opener at nationally ranked Ohio State
• Tallied an assist Sept. 11 at Dartmouth
• Integral part of both the defensive and offensive penalty corner units

As a sophomore in 2010
• Started all 21 games
• Recorded two points with one goal
• Scored that goal against Holy Cross (Sept. 18)
• Critical link in the midfield as a transition from defense to offense

As a freshman in 2009
• Started all 19 games
• Recorded five points on two goals and an assist
• Tallied two points with one goal in five America East league games
• Recorded her first career point with a goal at Davidson on Sept. 25, and it proved to be the game-winning goal
• Also tallied an assist in that game for a career-high three points
• Scored a goal vs. Fairfield (Oct. 24)

USA field hockey
• USA Field Hockey Junior Women’s National Championship participant in 2010 and 2011

High School
• 2009 graduate of Glens Falls High School, where she lettered in field hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse
• Won a bronze medal at the ‘08 National Futures Tournament
• Also competed at that event in ‘07
• Empire State Games competitor in 2007 (bronze medalist) and 2008
• All-State Team in 2008
• Post-Star Player of the Year in ‘08
• Foothills Council All-Star First Team in ‘08 and ‘07
• Post-Star Second Team in ‘07
• Times Union All-Star Team in ‘07
• Post-Star All-Star First Team in ‘06
• Led GFHS to the Section II Class B championship in 2005, 2006 and 2008
• Class B state runner-up in ‘06
• Tallied 15 goals and five assists as a senior to increase her five-year totals to 65 goals and 21 assists
• Had a single-season high of 23 goals as a sophomore
• Also played for the ADK club team

• Born 3/7/91 in Syracuse, N.Y.
• Daughter of Larry and Debbie Woods
• Her father lettered in cross country and track at Rutgers University (1977-81)
• Her cousin, Meghan Cloonan, is currently on the Lafayette College field hockey team
• Major is psychology

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